Real Estate Stats

Real Estate Market New Formula for Real Estate Excise Tax The Washington State legislature is changing the way real estate excise taxes are calculated. Currently the WA state rate is 1.28 percent, with most cities adding .50 percent for a total of 1.78 percent. The new formula will take effect Jan 1, 2020.
Real Estate Market September Stats Home Prices on Seattle’s Eastside have risen slightly from September of 2018. Seattle’s prices have decreased slightly year over year. The month’s supply of home inventory has dropped from September of 2018, still showing a seller’s market.
Real Estate Stats Gallup: The American Dream is Alive I always enjoy sharing positive and encouraging news about real estate. A leading expert in the field, Steve Harney, authors a popular monthly report called Keeping Current Matters, and just published this interesting data on homeownership. You hear so much about how good of a seller's market we have right now, it's good to see […]
Real Estate Stats More Good News for the Housing Market Last week the National Association of Realtors, of which I’m a member, gave us some news that lifted us out of despair about a potential “fiscal cliff.” At a national conference in Orlando, chief economist Lawrence Yun, shared his forecast that the housing market uptrend should continue through 2014. He said that the housing market […]
Real Estate Stats Upward Trend in Housing Starts Recent reports are proving something we've all been hoping for — new home construction numbers continue their upward climb. As evidenced by the groundbreaking happening around us, single-family housing starts are on a steady rise. This is great news in my industry, as housing demand continues on an upward trend too. While the recovery in […]
Real Estate Stats A Click Away I'm excited to have a new resource that gives an ongoing, current picture of our local market right on my website. Market Trends is the name of a new page at that has a graph showing the number of Sold vs. For Sale vs. Pended homes on the Eastside. Buyers and sellers alike benefit […]
Real Estate Stats Uplifting Report about Home Equity I'm seeing the facts from this report play out in our local market — Americans are digging themselves out of mortgage debt, as a recently published article by Bloomberg News says. Homeowners are taking advantage of record-low borrowing costs and bringing cash to the table to pay down the principal of their mortgage. This is […]
Real Estate Stats Year End Stats 2010-2011 report There was an overall increase in sales in King County  in 2011 as compared to 2010. Sales were up 9% in King County, and up 23% in MLS area 600 which includes Woodinville, Duvall, some parts of Redmond & Kirkland. Median price was down 9% in King County, and down 6% in MLS area 600 in 2011 compared to […]
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